Residents can expect to see their water bills increase over the next five years.
According to our media partner, Mass Live and The Republican, water bills will go up 50 to 70 percent over that time frame.
The bill increase will be used to fund an estimated $10 million in repair and replacement projects.
There are currently six projects under way and another four that still need to be funded.
Westfield officials said rates have not gone up in years and it is the only way to get the projects done.
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